Kyle Sampson was elected to his first term as Councillor on October 20, 2018. His public appointment made him the youngest person elected in the history of Prince George’s City Council.
Sampson moved with his family to Prince George in 2002 where he completed his schooling and began a career in Broadcasting and the Entertainment Industry. After a two year stint in Edmonton, he returned to Prince George in 2013. Currently he manages the marketing, communications, events, sales, community partnerships, and charitable giving for Pacific Western Brewing in Northern B.C. In addition, he continues his work as a freelance professional in the entertainment and music industry, and continues to volunteer his time and expertise with a number of local organizations, groups, events, and not-for-profits.
In 2016, Sampson was awarded the Community Ambassador Award at the Prince George Chamber of Commerce Business Excellence Awards. In 2017, he received the Above and Beyond Award from Premier John Horgan for his efforts and selflessness in service of the Province in the response to the 2017 Wildfires. He was named a Top 40 Under 40 in the 2018/19 publication with the Prince George Chamber of Commerce for his accomplishments in business and significant community involvement. He and his team were recipients of the Top Marketing Campaign Award at the 2019 BEA’s for the success of their 3-day classic rock music festival, Cariboo Rocks The North in Prince George.
“I am honoured, humbled, and proud to be trusted with the opportunity to serve and represent the residents and businesses of our community. During my term I look forward to working with residents, businesses, other levels of government, and community stakeholders while looking for ways to enhance efficiency, build financial stability, resolve social and economic issues, diversify our economy and industry, and develop better governance and transparency throughout our entire operation,” says Sampson.
"“My commitment to always pursue and act in the best interests of our City will not waver throughout my mandate and I look forward to connecting with all residents to work together as we take on the important issues of today, and plan for our City’s stronger tomorrow.”